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Solitaire for 2 (1994)

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Katie can read minds. Being desirable, the male minds she reads are all thinking of one thing. She always responds by hitting them and storming off without explanation. Daniel is an expert ... See full summary »

Director:

Gary Sinyor

Writer:

Gary Sinyor
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Frankel Mark Frankel ... Daniel Becker
Amanda Pays ... Katie Burrough
Roshan Seth ... Sandip Tamar
Jason Isaacs ... Harry
Maryam d'Abo ... Caroline
Helen Lederer ... Cop
Malcolm Cooper Malcolm Cooper ... Cop
Annette Crosbie ... Mrs. Dwyer
Neil Mullarkey ... Parris
Liza Walker Liza Walker ... Lucy
Kelly Salmon Kelly Salmon ... Young Katie in Garden
Ricky Jones Ricky Jones ... Young Boy in Garden
Diana Eskell Diana Eskell ... Squeegee Girl
Robert Harley Robert Harley ... Busy Man / Barman
Colin Wakefield Colin Wakefield ... Businessman
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Katie can read minds. Being desirable, the male minds she reads are all thinking of one thing. She always responds by hitting them and storming off without explanation. Daniel is an expert in body language and interprets this as a sign she wants to be pursued. Since Daniel spends most of his time, when not terrorizing his students, pursuing women, Katie gets ever more exasperated that he is treating her exactly as he treats every presentable female from the motorcycle cop to the squeegee girl. She cannot read minds when her eyes are covered, or when minds are thinking in a foreign language, so she misinterprets Sandip's desire for hunger. She also holds Daniel responsible for his subconscious desire for his friend's wife (Caroline). Written by Stephen Rees <srees@sprynet.com>

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What would happen if your lover could read your mind?

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and a sex scene | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 1994 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Ajatusten lukija See more »

Filming Locations:

Richmond, London, England, UK See more »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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She's My Mrs
Performed by Right Said Fred
Composed by Fred Fairbrass (as Fairbrass), Rob Manzoli (as Manzoli) & Richard Fairbrass (as Fairbrass)
Produced by Robin Goodfellow & Guy Holmes
Available on Tug/Gut Reaction Records
Published by Hit And Run Music Ltd
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Original and Charming
14 May 2016 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In London, the wolf Daniel Becker (Mark Frankel) prepares executives to have attitude based on their body language. His best friend is Harry (Jason Isaacs), who is married with a child with Caroline (Maryam d'Abo). The paleontologist Katie Burrough (Amanda Pays) researches with her Indian coworker Sandip Tamar (Roshan Seth) at the museum of London. Katie is a beautiful woman capable of reading minds and she creates problems with men everywhere since they are always thinking how desirable she is. When they meet each other, they have a date and Daniel falls in love with her. After many problems, she agrees to be blindfolded since she can not mind with her eyes covered. Daniel proposes Katie to get married but she is a dedicated scientist and together with Sandip, they have made a discovery and she needs to travel to India. What will she do?

"Solitaire for 2" is an original and charming romantic comedy where she gorgeous Amanda Pays performs the role of a woman capable to hear what other people is thinking. Mark Frankel shows great chemistry with Amanda Pays that is in the top of her beauty and despite the silly story, the film is a good entertainment. The stylish music score is magnificent since Daniel is fan of classical music. In 2000, "What Women Want" uses the storyline of capability to read minds in a successful film with Mel Gibson in the lead role. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Pensamentos Perigosos" ("Dangerous Thoughts")


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